H3Africa Publications for 2019

  1. Kidney damage and associated risk factors in rural and urban sub-Saharan Africa (AWI-Gen): a cross-sectional population study. George JA, Brandenburg JT, Fabian J, Crowther NJ, Agongo G, Alberts M, Ali S, Asiki G, Boua PR, Gómez-Olivé FX, Mashinya F, Micklesfield L, Mohamed SF, Mukomana F, Norris SA, Oduro AR, Soo C, Sorgho H, Wade A, Naicker S, Ramsay M; AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Dec;7(12):e1632-e1643. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30443-7. PMID: 31708144; PMCID: PMC7033368.
  2. Novel and Known Gene-Smoking Interactions With cIMT Identified as Potential Drivers for Atherosclerosis Risk in West-African Populations of the AWI-Gen Study. Boua PR, Brandenburg JT, Choudhury A, Hazelhurst S, Sengupta D, Agongo G, Nonterah EA, Oduro AR, Tinto H, Mathew CG, Sorgho H, Ramsay M. Front Genet. 2020 Feb 7;10:1354. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01354. PMID: 32117412; PMCID: PMC7025492.
  3. The relationship between childhood trauma and schizophrenia in the Genomics of Schizophrenia in the Xhosa people (SAX) study in South Africa. Mall S, Platt JM, Temmingh H, Musenge E, Campbell M, Susser E, Stein DJ. TPsychol Med. 2020 Jul;50(9):1570-1577. doi: 10.1017/S0033291719001703. Epub 2019 Aug 7. PMID: 31387660; PMCID: PMC7053504.
  4. The burden of dyslipidaemia and factors associated with lipid levels among adults in rural northern Ghana: An AWI-Gen sub-study. Agongo G, Nonterah EA, Debpuur C, Amenga-Etego L, Ali S, Oduro A, Crowther NJ, Ramsay M; as members of AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium. PLoS One. 2019 Feb 27;14(2):e0213233. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0213233. Erratum for: PLoS One. 2018 Nov 28;13(11):e0206326. PMID: 30811505; PMCID: PMC6392312.
  5. Negotiating Requests for Reimbursement for Community Engagement: Challenges in Developing an Educational Video for Genomic Biobanking Research in South Africa. Staunton C, Abayomi A, Bassa F, Moodley K. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2019 Dec;14(5):501-503. doi: 10.1177/1556264619856223. Epub 2019 Jun 22. PMID: 31230513; PMCID: PMC6884667.
  6. Is the cardiovascular health of South Africans today comparable with African Americans 45 years ago? Breet Y, Lackland DT, Ovbiagele B, Owolabi MO, Ogedegbe G, Kruger IM, Schutte AE. J Hypertens. 2019 Aug;37(8):1606-1614. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000002082. PMID: 30950976.
  7. Targeted ultra-deep sequencing of a South African Bantu-speaking cohort to comprehensively map and characterize common and novel variants in 65 pharmacologically-related genes. Tshabalala S, Choudhury A, Beeton-Kempen N, Martinson N, Ramsay M, Mancama D. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2019 Sep;29(7):167-178. doi: 10.1097/FPC.0000000000000380. PMID: 31162291; PMCID: PMC6675649.
  8. Cognitive Function and Impairment in Older, Rural South African Adults: Evidence from “Health and Aging in Africa: A Longitudinal Study of an INDEPTH Community in Rural South Africa”. Kobayashi LC, Mateen FJ, Montana L, Wagner RG, Kahn K, Tollman SM, Berkman LF. Neuroepidemiology. 2019;52(1-2):32-40. doi: 10.1159/000493483. Epub 2018 Nov 26. PMID: 30476911; PMCID: PMC6531856.
  9. Use of broad consent and related procedures in genomics research: Perspectives from research participants in the Genetics of Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHDGen) study in a University Teaching Hospital in Zambia. Mweemba O, Musuku J, Mayosi BM, Parker M, Rutakumwa R, Seeley J, Tindana P, De Vries J. Glob Bioeth. 2019 Mar 24;31(1):184-199. doi: 10.1080/11287462.2019.1592868. PMID: 33343192; PMCID: PMC7734073.
  10. Understanding Ethical, Legal and Societal Issues (ELSIs) in Human Biobanking and Genomics for Research and Healthcare in Zimbabwe: The Genomics Inheritance Law Ethics and Society (GILES) initiative. Matimba A, Chimatira A, Kuguyo O, January J, Mupambireyi Z, Marimbe-Dube B, Chikwasha V, Nyati-Jokomo Z, Muteti S, Mangezvo P, Kangwende A, Chingono A, Chidzonga M, Gandari J, Hakim J, Nathoo K, Samkange C, Mangezi W, Lee S, Gwanzura L, Cho M, Ndebele P. AAS Open Res. 2019 Jun 12;2:1. doi: 10.12688/aasopenres.12917.2. PMID: 32382699; PMCID: PMC7194152.
  11. Ethical and practical issues to consider in the governance of genomic and human research data and data sharing in South Africa: a meeting report. Staunton C, Adams R, Dove ES, Harriman N, Horn L, Labuschaigne M, Mulder N, Olckers A, Pope A, Ramsay M, Swanepoel C, Ni Loideain N, De Vries J. AAS Open Res. 2019 May 22;2:15. doi: 10.12688/aasopenres.12968.1. PMID: 32259025; PMCID: PMC7118803.
  12. Echocardiographic Abnormalities and Determinants of 1-Month Outcome of Stroke Among West Africans in the SIREN Study. Adeoye AM, Ovbiagele B, Akinyemi JO, Ogah OS, Akinyemi R, Gebregziabher M, Wahab K, Fakunle AG, Akintunde A, Adebayo O, Aje A, Tiwari HK, Arnett D, Agyekum F, Appiah LT, Amusa G, Olunuga TO, Onoja A, Sarfo FS, Akpalu A, Jenkins C, Lackland D, Owolabi L, Komolafe M, Faniyan MM, Arulogun O, Obiako R, Owolabi M. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jun 4;8(11):e010814. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.118.010814. Epub 2019 May 30. PMID: 31142178; PMCID: PMC6585359.
  13. African Pharmacogenomics Consortium: Consolidating pharmacogenomics knowledge, capacity development and translation in Africa: Consolidating pharmacogenomics knowledge, capacity development and translation in Africa. Dandara C, Masimirembwa C, Haffani YZ, Ogutu B, Mabuka J, Aklillu E, Bolaji O; H3Africa. AAS Open Res. 2019 Jun 4;2:19. doi: 10.12688/aasopenres.12965.1. PMID: 32382701; PMCID: PMC7194139.
  14. Potential risks and solutions for sharing genome summary data from African populations. Tiffin N. BMC Med Genomics. 2019 Nov 4;12(1):152. doi: 10.1186/s12920-019-0604-6. PMID: 31684976; PMCID: PMC6830006.Potential risks and solutions for sharing genome summary data from African populations. Tiffin N. BMC Med Genomics. 2019 Nov 4;12(1):152. doi: 10.1186/s12920-019-0604-6. PMID: 31684976; PMCID: PMC6830006.
  15. Use of Big Data and Machine Learning Methods in the Monitoring and Evaluation of Digital Health Programs in India: An Exploratory Protocol. Mohan D, Bashingwa JJH, Dane P, Chamberlain S, Tiffin N, Lefevre A. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 May 24;8(5):e11456. doi: 10.2196/11456. PMID: 31127716; PMCID: PMC6555122.
  16. The African Genomic Medicine Training Initiative (AGMT): Showcasing a Community and Framework Driven Genomic Medicine Training for Nurses in Africa. Nembaware V; African Genomic Medicine Training Initiative, Mulder N. Front Genet. 2019 Dec 20;10:1209. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01209. PMID: 31921282; PMCID: PMC6934054.
  17. P-selectin plays a role in haem-induced acute lung injury in sickle mice. Ghosh S, Flage B, Weidert F, Ofori-Acquah SF. Br J Haematol. 2019 Jul;186(2):329-333. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15807. Epub 2019 Feb 27. PMID: 30809798; PMCID: PMC6860014.
  18. A novel mutation in the GARS gene in a Malian family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Yalcouyé A, Diallo SH, Coulibaly T, Cissé L, Diallo S, Samassékou O, Diarra S, Coulibaly D, Keita M, Guinto CO, Fischbeck K, Landouré G; H3Africa Consortium. Mol Genet Genomic Med. 2019 Jul;7(7):e00782. doi: 10.1002/mgg3.782. Epub 2019 Jun 7. PMID: 31173493; PMCID: PMC6625146.
  19. ‘It is an entrustment’: Broad consent for genomic research and biobanks in sub-Saharan Africa. Tindana P, Molyneux S, Bull S, Parker M. Dev World Bioeth. 2019 Mar;19(1):9-17. doi: 10.1111/dewb.12178. Epub 2017 Oct 23. PMID: 29063669; PMCID: PMC6624131.
  20. Homology Modelling and Molecular Docking Studies of Selected Substituted Benzo[d]imidazol-1-yl)methyl)benzimidamide Scaffolds on Plasmodium falciparum Adenylosuccinate Lyase Receptor. Oduselu GO, Ajani OO, Ajamma YU, Brors B, Adebiyi E. Bioinform Biol Insights. 2019 Jul 31;13:1177932219865533. doi: 10.1177/1177932219865533. PMID: 31391779; PMCID: PMC6669854.
  21. Exploring the Role of Shared Decision Making in the Consent Process for Pediatric Genomics Research in Cameroon, Tanzania, and Ghana. Bukini D, deVries J, Treadwell M, Anie K, Dennis-Antwi J, Kamga KK, McCurdy S, Ohene-Frempong K, Makani J, Wonkam A. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2019 Jul-Sep;10(3):182-189. doi: 10.1080/23294515.2019.1645759. Epub 2019 Aug 5. PMID: 31379268; PMCID: PMC7255821.
  22. IgG3 enhances neutralization potency and Fc effector function of an HIV V2-specific broadly neutralizing antibody. Richardson SI, Lambson BE, Crowley AR, Bashirova A, Scheepers C, Garrett N, Abdool Karim S, Mkhize NN, Carrington M, Ackerman ME, Moore PL, Morris L. PLoS Pathog. 2019 Dec 16;15(12):e1008064. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008064. PMID: 31841557; PMCID: PMC6936867.
  23. A computational method for the identification of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya virus species and genotypes. Fonseca V, Libin PJK, Theys K, Faria NR, Nunes MRT, Restovic MI, Freire M, Giovanetti M, Cuypers L, Nowé A, Abecasis A, Deforche K, Santiago GA, Siqueira IC, San EJ, Machado KCB, Azevedo V, Filippis AMB, Cunha RVD, Pybus OG, Vandamme AM, Alcantara LCJ, de Oliveira T. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 May 8;13(5):e0007231. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007231. PMID: 31067235; PMCID: PMC6527240.
  24. Genome Detective: an automated system for virus identification from high-throughput sequencing data. Vilsker M, Moosa Y, Nooij S, Fonseca V, Ghysens Y, Dumon K, Pauwels R, Alcantara LC, Vanden Eynden E, Vandamme AM, Deforche K, de Oliveira T. Bioinformatics. 2019 Mar 1;35(5):871-873. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bty695. PMID: 30124794; PMCID: PMC6524403.
  25. Macrophage migrating inhibitory factor expression is associated with Trypanosoma brucei gambiense infection and is controlled by trans-acting expression quantitative trait loci in the Guinean population. Kaboré JW, Camara O, Ilboudo H, Capewell P, Clucas C, Cooper A, Kaboré J, Camara M, Jamonneau V, Hertz-Fowler C, Bélem AMG, Matovu E, Macleod A, Sidibé I, Noyes H, Bucheton B; TrypanoGEN Research Group, as member of the H3Africa Consortium. Infect Genet Evol. 2019 Jul;71:108-115. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2019.03.021. Epub 2019 Mar 23. PMID: 30914286.
  26. Large-scale proteomic analysis of human brain identifies proteins associated with cognitive trajectory in advanced age. Wingo AP, Dammer EB, Breen MS, Logsdon BA, Duong DM, Troncosco JC, Thambisetty M, Beach TG, Serrano GE, Reiman EM, Caselli RJ, Lah JJ, Seyfried NT, Levey AI, Wingo TS. Nat Commun. 2019 Apr 8;10(1):1619. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09613-z. PMID: 30962425; PMCID: PMC6453881.
  27. Association Between Perfluoroalkyl Substance Exposure and Renal Function in Children With CKD Enrolled in H3Africa Kidney Disease Research Network. Sood S, Ojo AO, Adu D, Kannan K, Ghassabian A, Koshy T, Vento SM, Pehrson LJ, Gilbert JF, Arogundade FA, Ademola AD, Salako BO, Raji Y, Osafo C, Antwi S, Trachtman H, Trasande L; H3Africa Kidney Disease Research Network Investigators. Kidney Int Rep. 2019 Aug 6;4(11):1641-1645. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2019.07.017. PMID: 31891007; PMCID: PMC6933475.
  28. Association of maternal prenatal psychological stressors and distress with maternal and early infant faecal bacterial profile. Naudé PJW, Claassen-Weitz S, Gardner-Lubbe S, Botha G, Kaba M, Zar HJ, Nicol MP, Stein DJ. Acta Neuropsychiatr. 2020 Feb;32(1):32-42. doi: 10.1017/neu.2019.43. Epub 2019 Dec 20. PMID: 31753055; PMCID: PMC7116644.
  29. Tygerberg Research Ubuntu-Inspired Community Engagement Model: Integrating Community Engagement into Genomic Biobanking. Moodley K, Beyer C. Biopreserv Biobank. 2019 Dec;17(6):613-624. doi: 10.1089/bio.2018.0136. Epub 2019 Nov 25. PMID: 31603696; PMCID: PMC6921246.
  30. Atrial Fibrillation in Africa-An Under-Reported and Unrecognized Risk Factor for Stroke: A Systematic Review. Jacobs MS, van Hulst M, Adeoye AM, Tieleman RG, Postma MJ, Owolabi MO. Glob Heart. 2019 Sep;14(3):269-279. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2019.04.003. Epub 2019 May 15. PMID: 31103399.
  31. The Hearing Impairment Ontology: A Tool for Unifying Hearing Impairment Knowledge to Enhance Collaborative Research. Hotchkiss J, Manyisa N, Adadey SM, Oluwole OG, Wonkam E, Mnika K, Yalcouye A, Nembaware V, Haendel M, Vasilevsky N, Mulder NJ, Jupp S, Wonkam A, Mazandu GK. Genes (Basel). 2019 Nov 21;10(12):960. doi: 10.3390/genes10120960. PMID: 31766582; PMCID: PMC6947307.
  32. Blueprint for building a biorepository in a resource-limited setting that follows international best practices. Abimiku AG, Croxton T, Ozumba PJ, Agala N, Balogun O, Jonathan E, Onyemata E, Ndifon K, Nadoma S, Anazodo T, Peters S, Beiswanger CM. Afr J Lab Med. 2019 Aug 28;8(1):722. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v8i1.722. PMID: 31534913; PMCID: PMC6739520.
  33. Runs of homozygosity in sub-Saharan African populations provide insights into complex demographic histories. Ceballos FC, Hazelhurst S, Ramsay M. Hum Genet. 2019 Oct;138(10):1123-1142. doi: 10.1007/s00439-019-02045-1. Epub 2019 Jul 16. Erratum in: Hum Genet. 2019 Jul 29;: PMID: 31312899.
  34. Computational Identification of Metabolic Pathways of Plasmodium falciparum using the k-Shortest Path Algorithm. Oyelade J, Isewon I, Aromolaran O, Uwoghiren E, Dokunmu T, Rotimi S, Aworunse O, Obembe O, Adebiyi E. Int J Genomics. 2019 Oct 1;2019:1750291. doi: 10.1155/2019/1750291. PMID: 31662957; PMCID: PMC6791207.
  35. Uganda Genome Resource Enables Insights into Population History and Genomic Discovery in Africa. Gurdasani D, Carstensen T, Fatumo S, Chen G, Franklin CS, Prado-Martinez J, Bouman H, Abascal F, Haber M, Tachmazidou I, Mathieson I, Ekoru K, DeGorter MK, Nsubuga RN, Finan C, Wheeler E, Chen L, Cooper DN, Schiffels S, Chen Y, Ritchie GRS, Pollard MO, Fortune MD, Mentzer AJ, Garrison E, Bergström A, Hatzikotoulas K, Adeyemo A, Doumatey A, Elding H, Wain LV, Ehret G, Auer PL, Kooperberg CL, Reiner AP, Franceschini N, Maher D, Montgomery SB, Kadie C, Widmer C, Xue Y, Seeley J, Asiki G, Kamali A, Young EH, Pomilla C, Soranzo N, Zeggini E, Pirie F, Morris AP, Heckerman D, Tyler-Smith C, Motala AA, Rotimi C, Kaleebu P, Barroso I, Sandhu MS. Cell. 2019 Oct 31;179(4):984-1002.e36. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2019.10.004. PMID: 31675503; PMCID: PMC7202134.
  36. Expanding Research Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa Through Informatics, Bioinformatics, and Data Science Training Programs in Mali. Shaffer JG, Mather FJ, Wele M, Li J, Tangara CO, Kassogue Y, Srivastav SK, Thiero O, Diakite M, Sangare M, Dabitao D, Toure M, Djimde AA, Traore S, Diakite B, Coulibaly MB, Liu Y, Lacey M, Lefante JJ, Koita O, Schieffelin JS, Krogstad DJ, Doumbia SO. Front Genet. 2019 Apr 12;10:331. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00331. PMID: 31031807; PMCID: PMC6473184.
  37. Proposed minimum information guideline for kidney disease-research and clinical data reporting: a cross-sectional study. Kumuthini J, van Woerden C, Mallett A, Zass L, Chaouch M, Thompson M, Johnston K, Mbiyavanga M, Baichoo S, Mungloo-Dilmohamud Z, Patel C, Mulder N. BMJ Open. 2019 Nov 26;9(11):e029539. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029539. PMID: 31772086; PMCID: PMC6887010.
  38. A framework for tiered informed consent for health genomic research in Africa. Nembaware V, Johnston K, Diallo AA, Kotze MJ, Matimba A, Moodley K, Tangwa GB, Torrorey-Sawe R, Tiffin N. Nat Genet. 2019 Nov;51(11):1566-1571. doi: 10.1038/s41588-019-0520-x. PMID: 31659323; PMCID: PMC7258308.
  39. Engaging research ethics committees to develop an ethics and governance framework for best practices in genomic research and biobanking in Africa: the H3Africa model. Tindana P, Yakubu A, Staunton C, Matimba A, Littler K, Madden E, Munung NS, de Vries J; as members of the H3Africa Consortium. BMC Med Ethics. 2019 Oct 18;20(1):69. doi: 10.1186/s12910-019-0398-2. PMID: 31623617; PMCID: PMC6798385.
  40. Prevalence and incidence of genital warts and cervical Human Papillomavirus infections in Nigerian women. Dareng EO, Adebamowo SN, Famooto A, Olawande O, Odutola MK, Olaniyan Y, Offiong RA, Pharoah PP, Adebamowo CA. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 7;19(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3582-y. PMID: 30616634; PMCID: PMC6323853.
  41. Brain banking in low and middle-income countries: Raison D’être for the Ibadan Brain Ageing, Dementia And Neurodegeneration (IBADAN) Brain Bank Project. Akinyemi RO, Salami A, Akinyemi J, Ojagbemi A, Olopade F, Coker M, Farombi T, Nweke M, Arulogun O, Jegede A, Owolabi M, Kalaria RN, Ogunniyi A. Brain Res Bull. 2019 Feb;145:136-141. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2018.08.014. Epub 2018 Aug 24. PMID: 30149197; PMCID: PMC8285571.
  42. Integrating environmental health and genomics research in Africa: challenges and opportunities identified during a Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Consortium workshop. Joubert BR, Berhane K, Chevrier J, Collman G, Eskenazi B, Fobil J, Hoyo C, John CC, Kumie A, Nicol M, Ramsay M, Smith J, Steyn A, Tshala-Katumbay D, McAllister K. AAS Open Res. 2019 Aug 27;2:159. doi: 10.12688/aasopenres.12983.1. PMID: 32382703; PMCID: PMC7194141.
  43. A comprehensive survey of models for dissecting local ancestry deconvolution in human genome. Geza E, Mugo J, Mulder NJ, Wonkam A, Chimusa ER, Mazandu GK. Brief Bioinform. 2019 Sep 27;20(5):1709-1724. doi: 10.1093/bib/bby044. PMID: 30010715; PMCID: PMC7373186.
  44. Host and Microbiome Genome-Wide Association Studies: Current State and Challenges. Awany D, Allali I, Dalvie S, Hemmings S, Mwaikono KS, Thomford NE, Gomez A, Mulder N, Chimusa ER. Front Genet. 2019 Jan 22;9:637. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00637. PMID: 30723493; PMCID: PMC6349833.
  45. The Emergence of Genomic Research in Africa and New Frameworks for Equity in Biomedical Research. Bentley AR, Callier S, Rotimi C. Ethn Dis. 2019 Feb 21;29(Suppl 1):179-186. doi: 10.18865/ed.29.S1.179. PMID: 30906167; PMCID: PMC6428180.
  46. Data Resource Profile: Cardiovascular H3Africa Innovation Resource (CHAIR). Owolabi MO, Akpa OM, Made F, Adebamowo SN, Ojo A, Adu D, Motala AA, Mayosi BM, Ovbiagele B, Adebamowo C, Tayo B, Rotimi C, Akinyemi R, Gebregziabher M, Sarfo F, Wahab KW, Parekh RS, Engel ME, Chisala C, Peprah E, Mensah G, Wiley K, Troyer J, Ramsay M; as members of the CVD Working Group of the H3Africa Consortium. Int J Epidemiol. 2019 Apr 1;48(2):366-367g. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyy261. PMID: 30535409; PMCID: PMC6469307.
  47. Metabolic gene alterations impact the clinical aggressiveness and drug responses of 32 human cancers. Sinkala M, Mulder N, Patrick Martin D. Commun Biol. 2019 Nov 14;2:414. doi: 10.1038/s42003-019-0666-1. PMID: 31754644; PMCID: PMC6856368.
  48. Caseload and Case Fatality of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, 2001-2018: A Specialist Center’s Experience and Its Implications. Akpede GO, Asogun DA, Okogbenin SA, Dawodu SO, Momoh MO, Dongo AE, Ike C, Tobin E, Akpede N, Ogbaini-Emovon E, Adewale AE, Ochei O, Onyeke F, Okonofua MO, Atafo RO, Odia I, Adomeh DI, Odigie G, Ogbeifun C, Muebonam E, Ihekweazu C, Ramharter M, Colubri A, Sarbeti PC, Happi CT, Günther S, Agbonlahor DE. Front Public Health. 2019 Jun 25;7:170. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00170. Erratum in: Front Public Health. 2019 Sep 13;7:251. PMID: 31294014; PMCID: PMC6603170.
  49. Managing genomic variant calling workflows with Swift/T. Ahmed AE, Heldenbrand J, Asmann Y, Fadlelmola FM, Katz DS, Kendig K, Kendzior MC, Li T, Ren Y, Rodriguez E, Weber MR, Wozniak JM, Zermeno J, Mainzer LS. PLoS One. 2019 Jul 9;14(7):e0211608. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211608. PMID: 31287816; PMCID: PMC6615596.
  50. The Sub-Saharan Africa Conference on Stroke (SSACS): An idea whose time has come. Owolabi M, Sarfo FS, Akinyemi R, Gebreyohanns M, Ovbiagele B. J Neurol Sci. 2019 May 15;400:194-198. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2019.03.026. Epub 2019 Mar 29. PMID: 30991160; PMCID: PMC8108722.
  51. Current Affairs of Microbial Genome-Wide Association Studies: Approaches, Bottlenecks and Analytical Pitfalls. San JE, Baichoo S, Kanzi A, Moosa Y, Lessells R, Fonseca V, Mogaka J, Power R, de Oliveira T. Front Microbiol. 2020 Jan 30;10:3119. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.03119. PMID: 32082269; PMCID: PMC7002396.
  52. Organizing and running bioinformatics hackathons within Africa: The H3ABioNet cloud computing experience. Ahmed AE, Mpangase PT, Panji S, Baichoo S, Souilmi Y, Fadlelmola FM, Alghali M, Aron S, Bendou H, De Beste E, Mbiyavanga M, Souiai O, Yi L, Zermeno J, Armstrong D, O’Connor BD, Mainzer LS, Crusoe MR, Meintjes A, Van Heusden P, Botha G, Joubert F, Jongeneel CV, Hazelhurst S, Mulder N. AAS Open Res. 2019 Aug 7;1:9. doi: 10.12688/aasopenres.12847.2. PMID: 32382696; PMCID: PMC7194140.
  53. Post genome-wide association analysis: dissecting computational pathway/network-based approaches. Chimusa ER, Dalvie S, Dandara C, Wonkam A, Mazandu GK. Brief Bioinform. 2019 Mar 25;20(2):690-700. doi: 10.1093/bib/bby035. PMID: 29701762; PMCID: PMC6556901.
  54. The H3ABioNet helpdesk: an online bioinformatics resource, enhancing Africa’s capacity for genomics research. Kumuthini J, Zass L, Panji S, Salifu SP, Kayondo JK, Nembaware V, Mbiyavanga M, Olabode A, Kishk A, Wells G, Mulder NJ; as members of the Sustainability and Outreach Work Package of the H3ABioNet Consortium. BMC Bioinformatics. 2019 Dec 30;20(1):741. doi: 10.1186/s12859-019-3322-3. PMID: 31888443; PMCID: PMC6937968.
  55. Lassa fever diagnostics: past, present, and future. Happi AN, Happi CT, Schoepp RJ. Curr Opin Virol. 2019 Aug;37:132-138. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2019.08.002. Epub 2019 Sep 11. PMID: 31518896; PMCID: PMC6768724.
  56. Dissecting in silico Mutation Prediction of Variants in African Genomes: Challenges and Perspectives. Christian Domilongo Bope, Emile R Chimusa, Victoria Nembaware, Gaston K Mazandu, Jantina de Vries, Ambroise Wonkam. 2019 Jun 25;10:601. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00601. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31293624 PMCID: PMC6603221 DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00601 Free PMC article
  57. Noonan Syndrome in South Africa: Clinical and Molecular Profiles. Cedrik Tekendo-Ngongang, Gloudi Agenbag, Christian Domilongo Bope, Alina Izabela Esterhuizen, Ambroise Wonkam. 2019 Apr 16;10:333. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00333. eCollection 2019.  PMID: 31057598 PMCID: PMC6477999 DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00333
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  58. GJB2 and GJB6 Mutations in Non-Syndromic Childhood Hearing Impairment in Ghana. Samuel M Adadey, Noluthando Manyisa, Khuthala Mnika, Carmen de Kock, Victoria Nembaware, Osbourne Quaye, Geoffrey K Amedofu, Gordon A Awandare, Ambroise Wonkam. Front Genet. 2019 Nov 26;10:1151. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.01151. eCollection 2019.  2019 Sep 18;10:841. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00841. eCollection 2019.
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